JEF (Young European Federalists) Malta is a non-partisan youth NGO and political movement as well as a student organisation within the University of Malta. It is also a recognised member of Kunsill Nazzjonali Żgħażagħ (KNŻ), Kunsill Studenti Universitarji (KSU), and the Euro-Med Youth Platform.
Internationally, it forms part of JEF Europe, which also is a non-partisan federalist movement. In total, JEF has over 13,000 members from national and local sections in over 30 countries. Through JEF Europe, we are part of a massive international network of youths all working for a more united Europe. We also have contacts with JEFers from all over the continent, as well as access to a number of resources and opportunities such as training sessions held around Europe.
JEF Malta’s principal goals are to promote European affairs and bring Europe closer to young people while bridging the gap between policy makers and youths. All of our work is framed within the context of campaigning for a more democratic and united Europe.
JEF Malta offers its members a great number of opportunities. We organise local opportunities such as debates, civic sessions, interactive workshops, social events and even a debating simulation based on an integrated European Union. Through JEF Europe, we offer various international opportunities like attending seminars and training sessions, taking part in Model European Unions and EU institutional visits